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Horner and Wolff Debate Verstappen’s Next Move

Horner and Wolff Clash Over Verstappen's Future

Tensions rose as Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and Red Bull Racing’s Christian Horner clashed over speculation surrounding Max Verstappen’s future. Wolff’s comments suggesting that only ‘simple minds’ would believe a fast car could keep Verstappen at Red Bull were met with a firm response from Horner.

Verstappen’s potential exit from Red Bull has been a hot topic, especially after Wolff hinted at him being the ideal replacement for Lewis Hamilton, who is set to join Ferrari next season. Despite Red Bull’s current dominance in the championship, Wolff remains optimistic about luring Verstappen to Mercedes.

Wolff emphasized that while having the fastest car and driver is essential, there are other factors to consider. He suggested that Verstappen might look beyond mere performance when making his decision.

Horner was quick to defend Red Bull’s position, highlighting their recent success and questioning why anyone would want to leave the team. He expressed confidence in Verstappen’s commitment to his current contract, dismissing any uncertainty about his future.

Despite the speculation, Verstappen has consistently expressed contentment with Red Bull and the team environment. While the rumors persist, it’s speculated that Wolff may consider promoting young talent Andrea Kimi Antonelli to fill Hamilton’s seat in 2025.

As the debate continues, the Formula 1 community eagerly awaits Verstappen’s decision, which could have significant implications for next season’s lineup.

Credit: Fox Sports Australia

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